top of page
Website Cover Image.jpeg

Martheya Nygaard



Martheya Nygaard (she/her) is a dance artist interested in creating dance resources and art on and offline. Martheya is the Co-Creator and Managing Director for kNOwBOX dance, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts service organization, where she guides the vision and growth for NB programming including the kNOwBOX dance Film Festival and Dance Behind the Screen Podcast. She is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of mixtamtous, a multidisciplinary art collective that explores the intersection of human and machine interaction to excite, challenge, inspire, and imagine what is possible when blurring the lines between art forms. Martheya serves on the Board for Texas Dance Improvisation Festival. She is passionate about collaboration, technology, and multi-genre art that challenges those involved to think outside of the box. She has taught and presented work nationally and internationally in Canada, Mexico, Prague, and across the USA. She has published articles in Journal of Dance Education and Dance Education in Practice. 

MFA in Dance at Texas Woman’s University

BFA in Korean Dance at Sam Houston State University

More Info:

  • Instagram
  • Facebook Basic Black
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Spotify
bottom of page